Rail strikes

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UK strike calendar – service stoppages planned for January, February and March
All the dates for strikes and stoppages across health, transport and education networks

Joe Middleton, Mabel Banfield-Nwachi , Anna Leach, Garry Blight and Casper Hughes

25, Jan, 2023 @2:24 PM

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Why we strike – eight workers on their reasons for joining the picket line in Britain’s new winter of discontent
A teacher, a nurse, a barrister, a doctor, a postie, an academic, a paramedic and a rail worker explain why they have had no choice but to walk out

Elle Hunt

21, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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RMT has received new pay offer from train operators, union says
Companies have made a ‘final offer’ to union including pay rise of 9% over two years

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

19, Jan, 2023 @5:45 PM

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No 10 defends Zahawi after reports he paid millions to settle tax dispute – as it happened
Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson says PM has full confidence in Tory chairman despite allegations over his tax affairs

Andrew Sparrow

18, Jan, 2023 @6:01 PM

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Rail strikes cost UK £1bn and settling would have been cheaper, minister admits
Huw Merriman insists the need for reform to working practices made the standoff necessary

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

18, Jan, 2023 @4:38 PM

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Rail industry and RMT resume talks amid hopes of end to strikes
But drivers’ union Aslef set to reject initial pay offer from train operators, meaning resolution is some way off

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

16, Jan, 2023 @5:49 PM

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Rishi Sunak’s proposed anti-strike laws aren’t just insulting – they’re stupid, too | Angela Rayner
The Tories have gone from clapping nurses to threatening to sack them. How will that help fix our broken public services, asks the Labour deputy leader, Angela Rayner

Angela Rayner

16, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Striking workers are telling the truth about Britain. No wonder politicians want to silence them | Nesrine Malik
The Tories and Labour alike believe strikes are unpopular. But picket by picket, the divisive principles underlying British politics are being dismantled, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

16, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Nurses to strike again as ministers prepare to introduce ‘spiteful’ bill
Industrial action also set to escalate in other sectors while government gears up anti-strike legislation

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

15, Jan, 2023 @10:38 PM

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If Rishi Sunak doesn’t drop the macho act, we’re in for a spring of continuing misery | Andrew Rawnsley
The wave of public sector strikes will only get worse until the government realises that compromise is not a dirty word

Andrew Rawnsley

15, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Rail and ambulance strikes: when is industrial action planned?
Unions representing staff in NHS, transport and beyond warn of disputes escalating unless ministers give ground on pay

Joe Middleton, Anna Leach and Garry Blight

13, Jan, 2023 @3:54 PM

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UK rail strikes: unions agree to work with operators towards revised pay offer
RMT and TSSA meet Rail Delivery Group in effort to break deadlock over jobs and conditions

Joe Middleton and agency

12, Jan, 2023 @5:31 PM

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